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Levonorgestrel (Plan B, Plan B One-Step) is a non-precription (over-the-counter or OTC) drug used help prevent pregnancy when birth control methods fail or after unprotected sex. Side effects, drug interactions, storage, dosing, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.


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